What do you do and how long have you been doing that?
I’m a Registered Massage Therapist, or “RMT,” so I do massage therapy and I’ve been doing it for approximately 6 years. It feels funny to say that because I’m constantly learning and growing, but I think that’s the best answer.
What inspired you to do what you do?
A: Initially, a friend suggested it, actually! I didn’t think it was something I could do – at the time I was working as a mechanic but I wasn’t fully satisfied with it.
So one day, I went to the admissions office and talked to the school counsellor, who explained what the career was like. I was immediately interested as solving problems and working with my hands were things I was already good at, but I felt that helping people was the piece that was missing for me as a mechanic. I think I was right!
What are your favourite things about massage therapy?
A: Helping people, solving problems, like above. It’s also kind of like magic – like, we don’t really know why massage therapy works. There are a bunch of theories that all seem possible, but we have no proof. I like that massage so reliable, despite not fully understanding it.
Outside of work, where can people most often find you?
A: Probably sitting at my desk reading about cryptocurrency or philosophy. I’m fascinated by people – I have this long standing opinion that all people make sense, if you have all the information. So when I see things that don’t make sense, like people, or the economy, you’ll find me looking for the information that makes them make sense.
What is your favourite hobby?
A: It’s learning a hobby? To vague? Games – video or board.
What is your favourite music?
A: Alternative Rock, Progressive rock, “mathcore”. Heavier stuff mostly. Although pool listed you most music and fund if get undressed I’d t edgy
What’s your favourite exercises?
A: To do personally, yoga and cycling.
To give people for homework, Superman/locust and wall presses.
What are 3 things people don’t know about you?
A: (1) I was gonna say that I’m an only child, but if you know me you know that, it’s obvious. Let’s go with… (2) I’m a Pacific Northwest teen square dance champion. Trophies and all.
(3) I have the worst seasonal allergies of anyone I’ve ever met.
What did you want to be when you were growing up?
What’s your spirit animal?
A: Ron Swanson
What is your Favourite TV show?
A: Invalid question! The problem with TV shows is that they all either start badly or get ruined eventually. The first season of the Newsroom might be the best season of television ever made. If I had to pick a whole show, probably Game of Thrones, but that last season really didn’t stand up to the rest of it, and I’m scared for the next season being worse. Other favorites: the first 4 seasons of the West Wing, or the last few seasons of Star Trek: Voyager.
If you could be on any reality TV show what would it be?
A: Probably just good old Survivor.
Who is your Celebrity crush?
A: Currently, Sia – ever since I saw her on carpool karaoke – seriously, go watch it, you’ll fall in love. Growing up, a string of brunettes from movies. Jennifer Connelly after seeing labyrinth, Alanis Morrissette after seeing Dogma. Kate Beckinsale after Underworld, Jessica Biel after Blade.
What’s your guilty pleasure?
A: Movie theatre popcorn. The worst part is that I don’t even like it, I just have to have it and can’t stop eating it.
Nicole has worked with one of BC’s leading fitness gyms as a top achiever with several awards in personal training and customer service. She is passionate about motivating, educating and expanding the minds of her clients and students to achieve more than just physical fitness. Nicole draws from her background and varied experiences such as yoga, rock climbing, kickboxing and pilates, to provide fun alternatives to “traditional exercises.”